Specular hematite mineral specimens from Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria. They are on a massive hematite matrix, black in colour with a metallic lustre giving the samples a silver, shimmering appearance. The specularite has excellent but small anhedral crystal habits. Available in a range of sizes, the pieces will come supplied in a card tray with label.
Specular, also known as specularite is a variation of hemattie which has a silver or black colouration and metallic lustre which gives the crystals a sparkling appearance. These particular specimens are of specularite crystals with an anhedral form on a massive hemattie matrix.They come from the now closed Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, UK and are available in various sizes, each sample comes supplied in a card tray with an information label. They would be of particular interest to those of you who are particular keen on collecting British mineral specimens.
1.5" x 1.5", 1.5" x 1.5" A Grade, 2" x 2"